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Community Decision Support

Community Decision Support uses a variety of tools to help communities explore the "what if" questions in planning for the future, broadening participation in community decision-making and improving policy decisions.

Below are links to the many tools available throughout the University of Missouri.

CARES — Center for Applied Research and Environmental Systems

Uses geographic information systems (GIS), remote sensing, environmental modeling, and Internet mapping to help better address resource, environmental and socio-economic issues.

CPAC — Community Policy Analysis Center

Provides research, outreach and training to support improved policy decisions in Missouri communities.

OSEDA — Office of Social and Economic Data Analysis

PPRC — Public Policy Research Center

CIM — Community Issues Management

Mary Simon Leuci, Community Development Program Director

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